| Sep 20, 2008
| 10:18 PM
Just another game off the schedule.
That's all the White Sox achieved Saturday night in their quest to win the American League Central, as a listless performance cost them a chance to move closer to the division title in a 5-2 loss to Kansas City.
| Sep 22, 2008
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The magic number is five.
The dream number is three.
An American League Central title came into clearer focus Sunday for the White Sox after they earned a crisp 3-0 victory over the Royals.
The Sox maintained their 21/2-game...
| Sep 24, 2008
| 9:42 PM
After allowing Minnesota to creep to within a half-game of first place, pitcher Mark Buehrle believes the Twins and the noisy Metrodome elements might be gnawing deeper into the minds of the White Sox.
"I think it does a little bit," Buehrle said after a...
| Sep 26, 2008
| 9:53 PM
The White Sox returned home Friday night, and so did their offense as they tried to seize an opportunity to move into first place in the American League Central.
But the ineffectiveness of the White Sox's pitching staff resembled the September chill of a...
| Sep 28, 2008
| 8:30 PM
After fading near the finish line, the White Sox believe they might have found their second wind.
Thanks to a hitting revival by Paul Konerko and Jermaine Dye and Mark Buehrle's ability to pitch on three days' rest, the Sox kept their playoff hopes alive...
| Apr 4, 2008
| 1:17 PM
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Well hello. Long time no write. How's the family? OK, pleasantries done. Let's get down to business.
I was in Detroit last Sunday for my annual "Try to find the Arby's in Albion, Michigan" pilgrimage. I found it, but after waiting...
| Apr 4, 2008
| 8:20 PM
If A.J. Pierzynski had started this hot last year, he would have had a better chance of making the American League All-Star team and being grilled in San Francisco.
"That's OK," Pierzynski said through a smirk Friday when asked about missing a chance...
| Apr 5, 2008
| 8:35 PM
Nick Swisher set the tone in his first at-bat Saturday by working Dontrelle Willis for an eight-pitch walk to start the game.
The White Sox's patience paid off, although they didn't get their first hit until a four-run sixth inning that paved the way for...
| Apr 7, 2008
| 8:48 PM
The original script for the middle of the White Sox's batting order wasn't designed for Jim Thome to draw a walk and Paul Konerko and Jermaine Dye to settle for singles.
But that was a perfect stage-setter Monday, as Joe Crede supplied the heroics with a...
| Apr 14, 2008
| 9:42 PM
Mark Buehrle was resigned to chuckling Monday night over his latest woes against Oakland.
Pitching on seven days' rest, Buehrle limited the Athletics to two runs in seven innings but was upstaged by left-handed rookie Greg Smith in the White Sox's 2-1...
| Apr 24, 2008
| 10:44 PM
Two rain delays and a three-run deficit weren't about to dampen the White Sox's spirits Thursday night.
Joe Crede hit a single off reliever Joba Chamberlain with one out in the ninth inning to score Carlos Quentin and vault the Sox to a 7-6 victory...